Chris Martin on painting


“The actual performing of a painting involves giving oneself over to a series of actions and trusting in the body and what the body knows. And when I step back to look at this thing, I’m still trying to figure it out just like everybody else.” ~ Chris Martin

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  1. Pushing these acid colors and edgy forms that seem to put a stop to any development of the painting project is something you see as well in Halley’s work and to a degree in John Walker. It brings the painting to a space that holds your attention but seems to preclude a future. Puts it into the “Forever Now” world that was the message of the MoMA show: Trying to put a stop to time and change.

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